• Operating System

        Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (English Version)

      • Cache Memory

        3 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor 2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.20 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® HM77 Express Chipset

      • Memory Speed

        1333 MT/s

      • SO-DIMM Slots

        DDR3L SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        4 GB (4 GB (On Board)) DDR3L SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 12 GB*3)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        Hybrid HDD 750 GB*4 (HDD 750 GB + NAND Flash Memory for cache 8 GB*5, Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        DVD+R: 8x(SL), 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 8x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 8x / DVD-ROM: 8x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-ROM: 24x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 24x

      • Maximum Writing Speed

        DVD+R: 8x(SL), 6x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 6x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 10x

      • Drive

        DVD SuperMulti Drive

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        2 GB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M LE GPU(SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics 4000(STAMINA MODE)

      • Type

        15.5 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight)

      • Ambient light sensor

        Yes

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported, Copyright protection function (CPRM))*8

      • Microphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1

      • Others

        Port replicator connector x 1

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 2, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*6

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        HDMI Out x 1

      • Extend Battery Connector

        x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

        1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        "Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function ("MagicGate" is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*7

      • Headphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*10, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*10

      • Wireless LAN Type

        IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*9

      • Front Side Camera

        HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)

      • Microphone

        Internal, Monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Internal, Stereo speakers

      • Audio Technology

        Dolby® Home Theater® v4, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD"

      • Sound Chip

        Intel® High Definition Audio

      • Keyboard

        19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 103 keys, Backlit Keyboard

      • Touchpad

        Touchpad (Gesture supported)

      • Optional Battery

        VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.0 hours of use*11

      • Optional Battery2

        VGP-BPS24 + VGP-BPSC29 Lithium-ion battery: up to 12.0 hours of use*11

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.0 hours of use*11

      • Rapid Wake

        Rapid Wake + Eco

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        380 x 23.9 x 255.4 mm

      • Weight

        2.0 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update

      • Communication

        Skype™, Socialife

      • Security

        Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*13

      • Music

        Music app, Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (ACID™ Music Studio 9, Sound Forge™ Audio Studio 10)

      • Video & Photo

        PowerDVD, Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (DVD Architect™ Studio 5.0, Movie Studio Platinum 12), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 11, PlayMemories Home, Album app

      • Utilities

        VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® XI, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate, Power2Go

      • Media Player

        Media Go

      • Microsoft Office

        Microsoft Office trial*12

      • AC Adaptor

        VGP-AC19V62

      • Battery

        VGP-BPS24*14